Young student learning the infinitive with zu in German

Dec 07, 2023

Mastering the infinitive with ‘zu’ in German

The zu infinitive clause in German is a dependent infinitive clause with no explicit subject and no conjugated verb. This...

People celebrating Witches' night in Germany

Dec 06, 2023

Witches’ Night in Germany: An enchanting experience

Walpurgisnacht, also called Hexennacht or Hexensabbat, is a holiday celebrated on April 30 in parts of Germany. Inspired by folkloric...

Young man learning German adverbs

Dec 05, 2023

The most common types of German adverbs

How did it happen? When did it happen, and where? These questions may sound like they’re part of an emergency...

Young woman learning forms of sein in German

Dec 05, 2023

How to conjugate four of the most common forms of “sein” in German

Sein oder nicht sein, das ist hier die Frage (“To be or not to be, that is the question”). Shakespeare...

Young woman at her laptop with a coffee studying the contractions in Spanish

Dec 01, 2023

A simple lesson on contractions in Spanish

If you’re starting to learn Spanish, there may come a point where you ask yourself: Are there contractions in Spanish?...

A group of friends dancing in a club to Spanglish pop songs

Dec 01, 2023

5 great Spanglish pop songs to help you learn Spanish

Some of the best things that come from the interaction between Spanish and English-speaking communities are the countless Spanglish pop...

Cheerful woman sitting on her couch with a laptop studying the most essential Spanish abbreviations

Dec 01, 2023

Essential abbreviations in Spanish and how to use them

Fluency in Spanish (or any other foreign language) means knowing how to get your thoughts across quickly and efficiently. Learning...

Group of three friends practicing the Spanish diminutive

Dec 01, 2023

Spanish diminutives: An essential guide

One of the beautiful things about language is that we can enrich it with nuance. Spanish diminutives are a great...

Happy student sitting at her laptop in an online language lclass learning about the past perfect in German

Nov 23, 2023

Plusquamperfekt: How to form and use the past perfect in German

If two events happened in the past, how would you know that one of them occurred earlier than the other?...

Smiling woman looking at her laptop studying the German plurals

Nov 23, 2023

German plurals: Mastering the rules and exceptions

The plural is one of the first noun categories you will have to master in German. After all, some things...

Smiling woman sits outside at her laptop learning the German subjunctive mode

Nov 21, 2023

How to master the German subjunctive mood

Understanding the German subjunctive mood is essential for all German learners. Knowing how and when to use the Subjunctive 1...

The best Spanish-language movies on Hulu

Nov 15, 2023

The best Spanish-language movies on Hulu

Are you looking for Spanish-language movies on Hulu to help you watch your way to Spanish fluency? You’re not the...

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